Autism Speaks | 2014 Utah Autism Insurance Reform Bill Introduced | Feb. 6, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

2014 Utah Autism Insurance Reform Bill Introduced February 06, 2014 SALT LAKE CITY (February 6, 2014) -- Autism Speaks today formally endorsed SB.57, the latest piece of legislation to require certain health plans in Utah, the state with the highest prevalence of autism in the nation, to cover medically necessary treatments. Utah is one of just 16 remaining states yet …

Autism Speaks | New Study Finds Autism Insurance, Mental Health Parity Laws Helping Fa .. | July 28, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

New Study Finds Autism Insurance, Mental Health Parity Laws Helping Fa July 28, 2012 NEW YORK – Autism Speaks hailed the release of a new study that documents the cost savings for autism therapies for families who live in states with autism insurance reform or mental health parity laws.  Led by Brandeis University Professor Susan Parish, …

Autism Speaks | Congress Briefed on Rising Prevalence, Cost of Autism as CDC Faces Budget Axe on Further Research | April 25, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Congress Briefed on Rising Prevalence, Cost of Autism as CDC Faces Budget Axe on Further Research April 25, 2012 WASHINGTON, DC (April 25, 2012) --  The Congressional Autism Caucus hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on the recently announced increase in the prevalence of autism and a related study showing how the costs to society and individual …

Long-term ABA Therapy Is Abusive: A Response to Gorycki, Ruppel, and Zane | April 2021 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Long-term ABA Therapy Is Abusive: A Response to Gorycki, Ruppel, and Zane Aileen H. Sandoval-Norton1 & Gary Shkedy1 & Dalia Shkedy1 Accepted: 26 March 2021 / Published online: 9 April 2021 sandoval-norton2021_article_long-termabatherapyisabusivearDownload Abstract Objective In a recent response to a review of ABA literature, methodologies, and ethics, the authors of the response attempted to negate …

Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa December 4, 2009 #AutisticHistory

Google News Alert for: autism December 4, 2009 Four autism treatments that worry physiciansLos Angeles TimesMedical experts said that the therapies have not been proved to help children with autism and that each also carries risks. What it is: Antibodies culled ...See all stories on this topicBabies' Faces May Hold Key To Autism DiagnosisBoston Channel.comThey hope to identify which babies are at highest …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Effect of Mercury on Apoptosis of Neuronal Cells | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Effect of Mercury on Apoptosis of Neuronal Cells  Leman Yel, M.D., University of California, Irvine Grant abstract:Organic mercury compounds are known to be toxic mainly to the nervous system. Recently, the similarities between the neurological findings in mercury exposure and autism have come to attention. It has been estimated that children are exposed to a …

Archived | Autism Speaks: The Power of AGRE: Families advancing autism research | Circa August 9, 2016 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Learn how the Autism Speaks Autism Genetic Research Exchange is powering research that’s improving healthcare for people with autism By Autism Speaks science intern Isabel Josephs. Ms. Josephs is a junior at Cornell University, in Ithaca, New York. Today I’d love to share a snapshot of what I’ve learned about the tremendous power of the Autism …